Introducing the Beloved, Rare Connemara Marble

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Connemara Gemstone Essence
Last September we received an e-mail from a faithful customer (thank you Noell!) asking us if we had an essence of Connemara Marble. She said that it is around 500 million to over 900 million years old and can only be found in Ireland. Ahhhh the magical syncronicities - It just so happened that at that EXACT time my granddaughter was visiting Ireland. Yes, my granddaughter Kelsea who is now the managing partner of Star Essence. The guardians of the Connemara Marble got my attention. Thanks to technology, I could immediately text Kelsea and the rest is history. She found some of the Connemara Marble and sent it to me. I knew there would be a perfect moment to make it. That moment turned out to be Dec. 2 - my daughter Cara’s birthday. It felt like a good day to give birth to an essence. I was guided to a fairly remote location on Lake Ouachita, AR about an hour away from where I live now, and I made it there.  
Connemara Marble Gemstone Essence
Connemara is one of the rarest marbles because of it’s limited supply. It comes in 40 shades of green and has a high magnesium content, which is is thought to aid in the absorption of calcium and magnesium. This is very important as many of us are lacking magnesium and taking supplements. It can also be useful to take the magnesium energetically - with this special gem essence.


The Many Gifts of Connemara Marble

Connemara Marble heightens our ability to connect with the elemental kingdom and the Nature spirits, especially the faerie realm. You can pair this with the orchid essence Nature Communion for an enhanced Nature experience.

Connemara Marble Gemstone EssenceIt also addresses the heart chakra, connects us to our ancestors (especially the Celtic & Gallic conncetion), and promotes inner wisdom and common sense. Connemara Marble has also been known to help remember dreams connecting with Celtic and Gallic past lives. In addition, it provides access to the spiritual history of earth and creates a sense of peace, tranquility, restoration, and healing. This powerful gemstone also promotes love, emotional harmony, trust, and empathy. In fact, the famous Blarney Stone (kiss it and your wish will come true) is made of Connemara Marble! 

In regards to physical ailments, Connemara Marble helps with bone marrow disorders, viral and bacterial infections, sore throats, lower back pain, blood pressure issues, colds, and inflammation. 

What a powerful, wise gemmie!

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    Feed your plants ~ Plant Love. A way to raise your frequency and embody your divinity.

    Star Riparetti
    Plant Love like you plant carrots and flowers and fruit trees…
    Love your plants, and give them PLANT LOVE.


    One of the things I am most interested in is raising my vibration and embodying my divinity - and helping others to do the same.  To me this is what evolution and ascension is about. When we are in higher frequencies we are happier, healthier and have more peaceful thoughts- thus creating more peace and health and happiness.

    There are myriad ways to raise our vibration, and planting LOVE, using Plant Love- is a great one. And simple. We know that diet affects our frequency- and when we eat food that has gotten to know us, the effects can be profound.  

    Smarty Plants:

    Plants are highly intelligent. It is proven that they can communicate with each other, and what many of us know is that they can communicate with us, as well. They are happy to communicate with us, when we are willing to listen. Nature has a voice.

    In the first Anastasia Book in the Ringing Cedars of Russia series* (my all time favorite books), Anastasia talks about putting a seed under your tongue for nine minutes before you germinate it, so it can learn your DNA and thus grow for you what you need.  

    Certain plants are infused with higher vibrations that they exude and can help us evolve. Even breathing the oxygen these plants create will help us. Plants are evolving along with us. As we are being given transmissions of higher frequencies, so are the plants.

    Growing plants with high vibrational essences can give all plants a power boost, the same as the essences do for us (as well as heal us).

    Being with plants that have been infused with high energies- grown with high vibrational essences- is going to the next step: beyond organic. We absorb their energetic light codes. This will allow us to hold greater volumes of light. It will enhance and add substance to the light that is held within our bodies.

    Planting Love, using Plant Love, and then consuming those plants- or smelling, eating, drinking, smoking, even inhaling the oxygen they create- is a way to nourish our body in a new way, preparing us for higher vibrational living.

    Whether consuming the plants or simply existing with them, they will benefit us by helping us to enhance and sustain the light within our bodies.

    Let’s respect the plant kingdom and give it the love, attention and appreciation it deserves, and be conscious of its Divinity.

    Plant Love.

    *I HIGHLY recommend the The Ringing Cedars books. I love what a friend of mine said: “When I’m reading those books I don’t need to see my therapist.” There is so much optimism. There are simple solutions to everything.

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    Anchoring Blue Lotus Temple

    Star Riparetti

    I have been working with the energy of the Blue Lotus for over two years. ("Blue Lotus" was revered in Ancient Egypt- and I promised the botanists I would let you know the Blue Lotus is really a Blue Water Lily, not a true Lotus.) I made the Nymphaea caerulea Blue Lotus/Water Lily essence in August 2014, and that is a magical story in itself.

    First I ordered a Blue Lotus plant, and I made a little pond, and I grew it. I spent that time bonding with it. There was only one plant, and it did make several flowers. The raccoons enjoyed the pond as well as other critters. I wasn’t feeling it was the perfect plant to make an essence from, unless it was just for me.

    Then- everything happened. My dear friend Leah, who is a Star Essence Master Teacher, got permission for us to go to a very special estate that grows lotuses in Santa Barbara and make the essence. The day turned out to be perfect, with us being the only people there, the weather ideal, and LOTS of Blue Lotus in bloom, at their peak. The energy felt like it was off the charts. I had several people holding energy while it was being made.

    It was the same place where we had made the Pink Lotus flower essence, Initiation of the Heartlight, in 1999. It is very nice to take the pink lotus first, to initiate the heart light, and then go on to dive deeply into the Blue Lotus.

    When I made the Blue Lotus/Water Lily essence, which is called Grace of Creation, I knew there was also something called the Blue Lotus Temple. It is the temple inside of us. This inspired the creation of the Blue Lotus Temple Constellation and Spray, a synergistic blend of essences. In addition to the Grace of Creation (Blue Water Lily) essence, it contains Eternal Youth (Epidendrum ibaguense), One Heart (Epidendrum cuscoense), Sacred Union (Maxillaria), Golden Rock Water, and Gold-24K. There is also a Blue Lotus Temple Spray, which contains all of the essences mentioned, plus exquisite pure rose and piper nigrum (black pepper) essential oils. It seems to hum, it is so high vibe!

    We are taking essences in a whole new octave. The Blue Lotus Temple feels like an embrace as well as a portal to our own divine nature. It’s a guide. It’s way more. I look forward to hearing your experiences.


    I asked my friends Meganne Forbes and Oceanna to collaborate and make a painting of Blue Lotus. Oceanna drew the geometries of it (as she has done for all of the orchids). We will have prints available soon!

        Recently I went to Chile to teach a two day class and a 1/2 day workshop. The extra exciting thing was that I knew this trip was about more than me teaching: it was about anchoring the Blue Lotus Temple strongly into the grids, so that everyone has access to it. I was assured by spirit that Chile was the place to do this. Beforehand I arranged for friends from all over (as close as Santa Barbara and as far away as Qatar in the Middle East) to be holding energy with me, and using the Blue Lotus Temple essence/spray at the same time as the workshops. I told the beautiful participants in Chile that we were building a light bridge from Chile to the US- and beyond- and anchoring the Blue Lotus Temple. It Happened. The energy in the room was rarified and palpable. We took the Blue Lotus Temple and did a brief meditation (I feel some of us could have stayed in that space all day). I then asked everyone to write one word, or something brief, about their experience, which they shared. I felt so blessed, hearing what happened. One woman saw her mother, whom she had never met. So many people had profound experiences. Meditating with a group is so powerful. I recommend it! The friends elsewhere had equally profound experiences meditating with Blue Lotus Temple and tuning into those of us in Chile.

        I’m feeling so humble and infinitely grateful to all of the people who participated. Here, there, and everywhere. Knowing and unknowing. It was definitely a fiesta of energy.  Here is a photo during one of our dance moments during the class. 

        I recently took the spray to Bhakti Fest in Joshua Tree. 4 days of kirtan/ chanting. As I used the spray with a few people along the way the reactions were always the same. Wow- what was THAT. And- always a comment about how high vibe it feels.


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